Modern Names for Old-Timey Ailments

What happened to all the old diseases and symptoms we hear about in Civil War journals and Abe Simpson's rants? Did we cure them all? In most cases, no, but we at least started calling them by different, less emotive names. Choose the proper term for each oldfangled malady.

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Bad Blood

Syphilis

Leukemia

Anxiety

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Softening of the Brain

Stroke

Multiple Sclerosis

Depression

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Mortification

Gangrene

Social Anxiety

Death

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Consumption

Obesity

Lymphoma

Tuberculosis

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Falling Sickness

Epilepsy

Double Vision

Acrophobia

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Brain Fever

Schizophrenia

Meningitis

Scabies

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Lockjaw

Tetanus

Botulism

Memory Loss

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King's Evil

Deafness

Tuberculosis of the lymph nodes in the neck

Incest

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Black Death

Cholera

Bubonic Plague

Smallpox

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The Grip

Muscular Dystrophy

Crohn's Disease

Influenza